Skip to main content

About your Search

20110701
20110731
STATION
WJZ (CBS) 10
LANGUAGE
English 10
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10
CBS
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
allowing hackermyer violated policies. but there was no criminal intent. >>> rupert murdoch has dropped his takeover bid. tina kraus reports for wjz from london. >> it's a stunning defeat for rupert murdoch's media empire. newscorps is withdrawing its $14 billion bid for the lucratifer british satellite company, be sky be. >> reporter: the pullout comes just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the houses of parl parliament. >> what has happened at this company is disgraceful. it has to be addressed. and they need to stop thinking about mergers until they sort out the mess they've created. >> they have warned murdoch to back out. but newscorps folded first, saying it was too difficult to progress in the current climate. murdoch is facing charges that his paper, news of the world, hacked into phones. the study has also brought scandal to the prime minister. hiring andycologiston as his communications chief. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking. >> what the public wants us to do is address this firestorm. they want us to sort out bad practices a
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
of the stories people are talking about tonight. british lawmakers are trying to force rupert murdoch to testify about the phone hacking scandal that is threatening his media empire. but he isn't giving in, even as the fbi may start looking into the scandal as well. >> reporter: rupert and james murdoch say they will let british lawmakers grill them about the phone hacking scandal. they first refused to testify but agreed after members of parliament slapped them with court orders. lawmakers will also get to question news international chief rebecca brooks at a hearing on tuesday. the parliamentary panel is digging into allegations reporters hacked the phones of murder and terror victims. they have already interrogated senior officers, accused of taking money from journalists sniffing for stories. >> reporter: the latest suspect is a former deputy editor for former news of the world. >> reporter: the newscorps scandal is now showing signs of moving to america. several are demanding an investigation into whether newscorps broke a u.s. law, banning bribes to foreign officials. lawmakers also want t
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, bob. stir still ahead on eyewitness news at 6:00. pie attack. rupert murdoch hit in the face by a strange attack. why the man said he did it and the charges he faces. >>> i'm alex demetrick coming up. massive last flight for maryland, searching for bad air. that story as eyewitness news continue. >>> and once again on the breaking news. the house has just passed one version of the debt release plan. a live update is ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> if is just after 6:30. 100 degrees out. and it's hot. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talk being tonight. breaking news, as wjz told you, just moments ago, the house of representatives has passed a version of the debt release plan. mike hellgren is following developments from washington from the newsroom. mike? >> and that is the republican version. it passed by 218 votes. however, the president has said he will veto it. and democrats in the senate say it does not have enough votes to pass there. so essentially, there is still no deal at this time. and many marylanders are telling us, they'r
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
of -- records of 9/11 victims. >>> the phone hacking scandal that took down rupert murdoch's news of the world, could be spreading to its other papers. there are now reports journalists working at news international papers, including the sun and sunday times, hacked into the personal information of ex-prime minister gordon brown. things like his bank account. and his son's medical record. news international says it's investigating this latest charge. >> cannot go on like this. there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: murdoch is still supporting its embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch, at news around the world. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with corruption. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop, saying "news of the world" reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie dowler, a british teen m
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
schieffer. well, rupert murdoch called it the most humbling day of his life, and he said he was sorry, but it wasn't his fault and he wasn't resigning. then someone hit
CBS
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
control free for millions of pem -- women. >>> under fire. first it was media giant rupert murdoch. now, britain's prime minister, grilled about the phone hacking scheme. >>> it is just after 6:30. and 91 degrees. hello, here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. >> first day with rupert giant on the media hot seat. now, british lawmakers are hammering their own lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. david cameron emphatically denies claims that he tried to stop an investigation. >> order! >> reporter: british lawmakers took aim at the prime minister over the debate in a phone hacking scandal. >> you live and you learn, and believe you me, i have learned. >> reporter: cameron is taking heat for hiring his former communications chief, andycologiston. colson -- andy colson. they hacked into the voice mails of politicians. >> reporter: with 20/20 hindsight and all that followed, i would not have offered him the job and i don't expect he would have taken it. >> it's not about whether he lied to him. it's about all of the information and warnings that the prime ministe
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
into the phones of a 13-year-old missing girl and families of suicide bombings. journalists of rupert murdoch's news of the world are accused of listening in. the tabloid also allegedly tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie doweller, not only listening to her voice mail but deleting frantic messages from her relatives. the activity on the phone gave her family hope she was still alive. she was found dead. >> there this disgusting and disgraceful. there are no words to say how this affects the parents. >> prompting an emergency session and calls for an immediate session. >> we're talking about murder victims. potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> mick jagger, eric clapton, gwyneth paltrow and hugh grant. >> i think there's a national revulsion here about what they did. >> reporter: at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the controversy for years and is now in charge of murdoch's news corporation. murdoch said she will continue to lead the company, despite calls for her resignation. the company h
CBS
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm EDT
this sunday. fallout from the phone hacking scandal is shutting down rupert murdoch's 168-year-old paper. reporters are accused of breaking into the voice mail of murder victims, the families of dead soldiers and celebrities. murdoch's son james made the announcement to staff, saying the news of the world is in the business of holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. there has been outrage across the country, even the british parliaments held an emergency session, expressing its disgust. >> reporter: the scandal has been growing wider by the day. london's police forces are under investigation for taking bribes from reporters, looking for tips. >> reporter: the latest victims of the hacking appear to be former boyfriends of princess diana, lawyers of james hewett, attorney for dodi fayed. big veterans groups already cut ties with the paper. >> anyone who was aware of it and knew what was going on should face charges. >> reporter: now, a new deal to take over british sky broadcasting could also fall apart. >> until you see this matter. >> news of the world says it i
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm EDT
tighter rules for britain's free-for-all press. >> mr. murdoch. >> reporter: rupert murdoch sits on top of the media empire that runs the media world. as well as wall street journal and fox. >> reporter: news of the world has been the primary news for britain for 168 years. but people we spoke with say it was time for the murdoch family to pull the plug. >> unbelievable that something like this has been going on for so long. >> i'm glad they closed down the paper. >> reporter: some media watchers believe the shutdown is calculated because murdoch is trying to secure a major deal to take over british sky broadcasting. if the deal is blocked, it could cost him bill whereons. -- billions. >> the final day of publication for the news of the world is sunday. >>> investigators now say four people died when a small plane crashed into a medical building in northern california. the faa says two adults and two children were inside the aircraft. witnesses say the plane hit in the parking lot and then skidded into the building. no one on the ground was hurt. >>> a jail break caught on tape leads to
CBS
Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, very serious. >> reporter: parliament grilled newscorps boss, rupert murdoch last week. >> reporter: the government backed investigation will look into allegations eavesdropping was happening at other media outlets, too. several journalists are on the panel, along with the former police chief, to help expose corrupt practices. police investigations are also under way. into hacking and bribery within the force. scotland yard is defending its officers. >> let me reassure you. corruption is in no way endemic, within the police service or within the metropolitan police. >> reporter: the acting commissioner says he regrets police officers allowed senior executives at news international to wine and dine them. he says an ethical adviser is now instructing the force, as scotland yard work toss repair its reputation. in london, tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> once the public hearings began in september, britain's prime minister has given the panel 12 months to produce its first report. >> the hotel maid who accused a high-profile international banker of sexual assault is speaking out for
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10